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                  Sen. Marvin Blyden chairs committee meeting. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Committee on Housing, Public Works and Waste Management met today to take testimony on emergency housing and get an update from the Waste Management Authority at the Legislature. Representatives from the

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By WESLEY J. SMALL/V.I. Free Press Columnist Will the real Granny Mapp please stand up! Sadly, once again we see an example of a government official verbally attacking another. This is not the first time and ceratinly not the last. However, usually we see these type of attacks during an

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$800M DEAL DONE: Gov. Kenneth Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Government House says that people can start looking forward to receiving their income tax refunds as early as this week as a result of the closing of the ratified operating agreement between the Virgin Islands government and Limetree Bay Terminals LLC.

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STALLING TACTICIAN: Neville James CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The 31st Legislature will vote on the sale of HOVENSA oil terminal assets to Limetree Bay, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital, on Tuesday Dec. 29, a spokeswoman at Government House said late Wednesday. The Senate will have to weigh the benefits of Limetree

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      Senator Neville James FREDERIKSTED – When the United States became the twenty-first country in the world to legalize same sex marriage last month, it took its territories by surprise. While American Samoa is the only U.S. territory to officially hold out against the recent Supreme Court ruling, the U.S. Virgin

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix senator today expressed his “deep sympathy” over the death of St. John educator and community activist Oswin Sewer, Sr. Sen. Kenneth Gittens said Sewer’s passing comes just as the St. John Festival Season begins and shows “how important our cultural bearers are to our celebrations.”

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